Sunday, February 09, 2014
The Lauderdale Yacht club played host to the Lauderdale Olympic Class Ocean Regatta including, Finn, Laser Radial and Laser full rig this weekend. Canadians had a successful event with Greg Douglas capturing gold, beating out strong competitors including Caleb Paine (USA), Jake Lilley (AUS), Oliver Tweddell (AUS) & Jorge Zarif (BRA).
Canada swept the podium in the Radial class led by Brenda Bowskill in 1st, Claire Merry 2nd & sister Ingrid Merry rounding out 3rd.
The Laser fleet was chalked full of international podium performers including Tom Burton (AUS) in 1st, Karl-Martin Rammo (EST) 2nd, & Wannes Van Laer (BEL) 3rd. Lee Parkhill just missed the podium in a respectable 4th overall. Robert Davis rounds out the top 10 in the 30 boat fleet.